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Will the 'The Big Apple' Trump 'The Windy City' When It Comes to False Confessions?

Steve Drizin | Posted 02.04.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

Anxious detectives did not have the luxury of waiting for DNA results. Their orders were to close cases. The easiest way for them to do that was to pressure witnesses to make identifications, coerce confessions from suspects, or rely on snitches.

WATCH: DA To Review 50 Murder Cases Investigated By Unethical Detective

Posted 05.14.2013 | New York

After a New York Times report shed light on the questionable, if not blatantly unethical, conduct of a retired NYPD detective, the Brooklyn District ...